Approved Motions – Archived 2017-2018

DateApproved MotionsAction
25-Jun-18That the Board of Education of School District No.61 (Greater Victoria) endorse mental health literacy and mental wellness, for the entire school community, as a priority area of focus for the Advocacy Ad Hoc Committee and task that committee with developing an action plan to be brought back to a future Education Policy and Directions Committee meeting.This motion will be sent tot he Advocacy Ad Hoc Committee and when appropriate the recommendations will be brought to a Ed Policy and Directions Committee meeting.
25-Jun-18That the Board of Education of School District No.61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Board Chair to form a working group to draft the Greater Victoria Foundation for Learning Bylaws in a manner that ensures that the Foundation is at arms-length from the Board and return the draft to the October 9, 2018 Operations Policy and Planning Committee meeting.The draft will be returned to the October 9, 2018 Operations Policy and Planning Committee meeting.
25-Jun-18That the Board of Education of School District No.61 (Greater Victoria) send the new draft Policy 6163.7 Classroom Pets and draft Regulation 6163.7 Classroom Pets to our stakeholders for comment and to be returned to the December 10, 2018 Operations Policy and Planning Committee meeting.The draft Policy and Regulation 6163.7 Classroom Pets has been sent to Stakeholders for comments and those comments will be brought back to the December 10, 2018 Operations Policy and Planning Committee meeting.
25-Jun-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Superintendent to request access to $500,000 of Ministry of Education Restricted Capital for the initial planning of the SJ Willis upgrade.A letter was sent to the Ministry of Education in July 2018.
25-Jun-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) review municipal committee assignments in light of the newly created municipal liaison roles, before the next Trustee assignments are made.
25-Jun-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Superintendent’s report as presented.The Superintendent's Report was received as presented.
25-Jun-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Superintendent to submit to the Ministry of Education, as the preferred option for Victoria High School Seismic Plus Enhancements (1000) Plus Neighbourhood Learning Center contingent upon receiving full funding from the Ministry of Education.An initial draft submission was sent to the Ministry of Education.
25-Jun-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) makes available to the public via the District website, the schedules of fees that have been approved by the parents’ advisory council for the school where the board proposes to offer specialty academy.The approved schedule of fees for the specialty academy's have been posted to the District website.
25-Jun-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the 2018/2019 Board of Education and Standing Committee meeting dates.The 2018/2019 Board of Education and Standing Committee meeting dates were approved by the Board and posted to the calendar on the District website.
25-Jun-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the revised Board/Authority Authorized courses: Athletic Leadership 10, Community Leadership 10, Cross Training 10, Flexible Studies 10, Learning Strategies 10, Outdoor Education 10, Peer Tutoring 10, Principles of Sport 10, Strings Fretted Instruments – Ukulele 10, Symphony Orchestra 10, Teacher Assistance 10, ELL Learning Strategies 10 and Beginners ELL 10.The revised Board Authority Authorized courses were approved and the appropriate paperwork forwarded to the Ministry of Education.
25-Jun-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Secretary-Treasurer’s report as presented.The Secretary-Treasurer's Report was received as presented.
25-Jun-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) appoint Joan Axford as Chief Election Officer to administer and conduct the school trustee election on October 20, 2018.The Board approved appointing Joan Axford as the Chief Elections Officer for 2018 Trustee Elections.
25-Jun-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) agrees to give all three readings to Bylaw 9005, Trustee Elections and By-Elections at the meeting of June 25, 2018.All three readings were given to revised Bylaw 9005, Trustee Elections and By-Elections.
25-Jun-18That Bylaw 9005, Trustee Elections and By-Elections be:

Read a first time this 25th day of June, 2018;
Read a second time this 25th day of June, 2018;
Read a third time, passed and adopted this 25th day of June, 2018.
Revised Bylaw 9005, Trustee Elections and By-Elections were posted to the District website.
25-Jun-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve for submission to the Ministry of Education, the 2019/2020 Greater Victoria School District No. 61 Five Year Capital Plan.The 2019/2020 Five Year Capital Plan was approved and the appropriate paperwork submitted to the Ministry of Education.
25-Jun-18Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Superintendent to implement a protocol to endeavor that the District Leadership Team presentation slides and/or documents are posted at the same time as the meeting agendas for Standing Committee and Board meetings.The Superintendent is drafting a protocol.
25-Jun-18Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Superintendent to report back with a plan for establishing a Board meeting (Board only not Standing Committees) Attendance Record.The Superintendent is researching ways in which to record Board meeting attendance and will report back to the Board at a future meeting.
28-May-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) endorse children in care and youth in youth agreements, as a priority area of focus for the Advocacy Ad Hoc Committee and task that committee with developing an action plan to be brought back to a future Education Policy and Directions meeting.
28-May-18That the Board of Education of School District No.61 (Greater Victoria) explore French Immersion opportunities at Craigflower Elementary and Shoreline Community Middle School.
28-May-18That the Board of Education of School District No.61 (Greater Victoria) support the Inclusion for Learning Strategy.The Board voted in favour to support the Inclusion for Learning Strategy.
28-May-18That the Board of Education of School District No.61 (Greater Victoria) prepare and conduct an Exit Interview with our current retiring superintendent and further, that the Board, with the assistance of the Deputy Superintendent, develop a policy on Exit Interviews for senior administrative staff.An exit interview has been scheduled for retiring Superintendent Langstraat.
28-May-18That the Board of Education of School District No.61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Superintendent to provide a detailed report to the June Operations Policy and Planning Committee for two options on Victoria High School that preserve the current building. First, a seismic upgrade with internal improvements (“Seismic Plus”); and second, a seismic upgrade with internal improvements, additional capacity and a Neighborhood Learning Centre (“Seismic Plus with Capacity”).The Superintendent will present a report to the June 11, 2018 Operations Policy and Planning Committee meeting.
28-May-18That the Board of Education of School District No.61 (Greater Victoria) approve revised Policy 1421 Naming School Sites and accept revised Regulation 1421 Naming School Sites as reviewed.Revised Policy and Regulation 1421, Naming of School Sites, was approved and posted to the District website.
28-May-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve new Policy 1422 Recognition of Significant Contributions to the District and accept new Regulation 1422 Recognition of Significant Contributions to the District as presented.New Policy and Regulation 1422, Recognition of Significant Contributions to the District, was approved and posted to the District website.
28-May-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve Policy 110 Equity and accept Regulation 110 Equity as presented.New Policy and Regulation 110, Equity, was approved and posted to the District website.
28-May-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve spending $875,700 of Local Capital to implement the Inclusion for Learning Strategy.The Board approved spending $875,700 from Local Capital to implement the Inclusion for Learning Strategy.
May 28,2018That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) send the An Independent Audit of Executive Expenses at School District 61 report to the Audit Committee for further review.The Report has been forwarded to the Audit Committee for review.
28-May-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the Audit Planning Report for 2017-2018 as presented by KPMG to the Audit Committee.The Board approved the 2017-2018 Audit Planning Report as presented to the Audit Planning Committee by KPMG.
28-May-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) accept the March 2018 Quarterly Financial Report as presented to the Audit Committee.The Board accepted the 2018 Quarterly Financial Report.
28-May-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Superintendent’s report as presented.The Superintendent's Report was received as presented.
28-May-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Secretary-Treasurer’s report as presented.The Secretary-Treasurer's Report was received as presented.
28-May-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the cost recovery budget of $200,000 for the 2020 Francophone Games, as follows:
1. Accommodation for approximately 1,200 athletes at 3 schools for 6 nights: $123,529.64;
2. Facility usage for all events: $33,335.00 (represents a 50% discount over regular rates);
3. District Operations and Staff support: $43,135.36 (actual costs); and
4. That full payment for these services be provided to the School District no later than 31 May 2020.
The cost recovery budget for the 2020 Francophone Games was approved by the Board.
28-May-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Superintendent to prepare of a Joint-Use Agreement between the Greater Victoria School District #61 and the jeux francophonie canadienne, for the 2020 Francophone Games, for approval by the Chairperson of the Board and the Superintendent.
28-May-18That the motion ”That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) eliminate specific municipal committee assignments and that Trustees inform the Board as to which committees related to municipal assignment that they will attend and report on., as of September 2018” be referred to the June 11, 2018 Operations Policy and Planning Committee meeting.This motion has been added to the June 11, 2018 Operations Policy and Planning Committee meeting agenda.
28-May-18That the Board of Education of School District 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Chair to appoint a Trustee to participate on the Esquimalt High School Community Track and Sport Field Upgrades Working Group and to provide regular updates to the Board.The Chair has appointed Trustee Watters to the working group for the Esquimalt High School Community Track and Sports Field upgrade.
28-May-18That the Board of Education of School District 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Chair to write a letter in support of the Victoria Sexual Assault Centre - Project Respect: Preventing Dating Violence by SHIFTing Culture funding application to the Public Health Agency of Canada.A letter of support was sent on June 11, 2018.
28-May-18That the Board of Education of School District 61 (Greater Victoria) recommend to the Ministry of Education and the BCSTA that the Ministry of Education and BCSTA, in alignment with the Co-governance Memorandum of Understanding, cooperatively develop a steering committee comprised of education partners including FNESC, to design the consultation process referred to in Motion L46 (SD37 Delta)“Review of Funding Formula Document” , process to include concerns expressed in BCSTA AGM motions L45 (SD71 Comox Valley) and L46 (SD57 Prince George) , “Funding Formula and K-12 enrolment Audits” and “Education Funding Model”.A letter was sent to the Ministry of Education and the BCSTA on June 26, 2018 and posted to the District website.
25-Apr-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the transfer of $100,000 to Local Capital in 2018/2019 for the Childcare Capital Reserve.$100,000 was transferred to Local Capital for the 2018/19 Childcare Capital Reserve.
25-Apr-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the transfer of $200,000 to Local Capital in 2018/2019 for the Technology Replacement Reserve.$200,000 was transferred to Local Capital for the 2018/19 Technology Replacement Reserve.
25-Apr-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the transfer of $339,270 to Local Capital in 2018/2019 for the Student Device Replacement Reserve.$339,270 was transferred to Local Capital for 2018/19 Student Device Replacement Reserve.
25-Apr-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve $200,000 of the June 30, 2018 unrestricted operating surplus to be carried forward and applied towards the 2018/2019 projected deficit of $3,900,000 ($3,700,000 carry forward approved; $1,395,113 in April 2017 and $2,304,887 in September 2017).The Board approved that $200,000 of the unrestricted operating surplus be carried forward to the 2018/2019 projected deficit.
25-Apr-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) agree to give all three readings of the 2018/2019 Annual Budget Bylaw at the meeting of April 25, 2018.All three readings were given to the 2018/2019 Annual Budget Bylaw.
25-Apr-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) 2018/2019 Annual Budget Bylaw in the amount of $236,999,264 be:

READ A FIRST TIME THE 25th day of April, 2018;
READ A SECOND TIME THE 25th day of April, 2018;
READ A THIRD TIME, PASSED AND ADOPTED the 25th day of April, 2018;

And that the Secretary-Treasurer and the Board Chair be authorized to sign, seal and execute this bylaw on behalf of the Board.
The 2018/2019 Annual Budget Bylaw was submitted to the Ministry of Education.
23-Apr-18That the Board of Education of School District No.61 (Greater Victoria) approve the 3 Board Authority Authorized courses: Introduction to Electronics/Electrical 10, Introduction to Auto Body 10 and Junior Art Metal.Board Authority Authorized courses: Introduction to Electronics/Electrical 10, Introduction to Autobody 10 and Junior Art Metal were approved and the Ministry of Education advised.
23-Apr-18That the motion “That the Board of Education of School District No.61 (Greater Victoria) endorse the priority areas of focus identified by the Advocacy Ad Hoc Committee and task that committee with developing action plans on each item to be brought back to a future Education Policy and Directions meeting” be referred to the May 28, 2018 Board of Education meeting.This motion has been added to the May 28, 2018 public Board of Education meeting agenda.
23-Apr-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) discuss the feasibility of the Lambrick Park Fieldhouse project at the next Regular In-Camera Board of Education meeting.This motion has been added to the May 28, 2018 In-Camera Board of Education meeting agenda.
23-Apr-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve Policy 5132 Student Dress Code and accept Regulation 5132 Student Dress Code as amended.Policy 5132 and Regulation 5132 Student Dress Code were approved and accepted and posted to the District website.
23-Apr-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the proposed changes to Bylaw 9360, General Meeting of the Board.The proposed changes to Bylaw 9360 General Meeting of the Board were approved and posted to the District website.
23-Apr-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) agree to give all three readings to Bylaw 9360, General Meeting of the Board at the meeting of April 23, 2018.The Board agreed to give all three readings to Bylaw 9360 General Meeting of the Board.
23-Apr-18That Bylaw 9360, General Meeting of the Board be:

Read a first time this 23rd day of April, 2018;
Read a second time this 23rd day of April, 2018:
Read a third time, passed and adopted this 23rd day of April, 2018.

And that the Chairperson and the Secretary Treasurer be authorized to sign, seal and execute this Bylaw on behalf of the Board.
All three readings of revised Bylaw 9360, General Meeting of the Board were given by the Board.
23-Apr-18That the motion “That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) support the reinvigoration of the Greater Victoria Foundation for Learning and support in principle the updated Bylaws of the Foundation” be referred to the June 11, 2018 Operations Policy and Planning Committee meeting.This item will be placed on the June 11, 2018 Operations Policy and Planning Committee meeting agenda.
23-Apr-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve Policy 1300 Acceptable Use of Digital Technology as amended and receive the revised Regulation 1300.2 (renumbered from Regulation 4216.2) Employee Acceptable Use of Digital Technology, revised Regulation 1300.3 (renumbered from Regulation 5131.9) Student Acceptable Use of Digital Technology and deleted Regulation 5131.9(a) Student Acceptable Use of Electronic Communications Systems in Schools Attachment as reviewed.The approved, revised and deleted Policy and Regulations have been posted to the District website.
23-Apr-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) accept recommendations #1,3,4,7,8,9 and 11 of the Board’s submission letter to the Expert Panel on the Funding Formula. The Board accepted recommendations #1,3,4,7,8,9 and 11 of the submission letter to the Expert Panel on the Funding Formula.
23-Apr-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) remove recommendation #2 of the Board’s submission letter to the Expert Panel on the Funding Formula.The Board accepted recommendation #2 of the submission letter to the Expert Panel on the Funding Formula.
23-Apr-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) accept recommendation #6 ‘as is’ in the Board’s submission letter to the Expert Panel on the Funding Formula.The Board accepted recommendation #6 of the submission letter to the Expert Panel on the Funding Formula.
23-Apr-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) remove recommendation #10 of the Board’s submission letter to the Expert Panel on the Funding Formula.Recommendation #10 of the Expert Panel on Funding Formula submission letter was deleted.
23-Apr-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) empower the Superintendent to negotiate partnerships with Childcare providers to apply for funding from the Ministry of Children and Families to build purpose built space on our sites with a space guarantee for 10 years less a day.
23-Apr-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Superintendent’s report as presented.The Superintendent's Report was received as presented.
23-Apr-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the posting of the following amended 2018/2019 school year calendar.

2018/2019 School Year Calendar*

School Opening September 4, 2018
First non-instructional day September 17, 2018
Thanksgiving October 8, 2018
Second non-instructional day October 19, 2018 (Province-wide)
Remembrance Day November 12, 2018
Third non-instructional day November 23, 2018
Schools close for Winter vacation December 21, 2018
Schools re-open after Winter vacation January 7, 2019
Fourth non-instructional day February 15,2019
Family Day February 18, 2019
Schools close for Spring vacation March 15, 2019
Schools re-open after Spring vacation April 1, 2019
Fifth non-instructional day April 12, 2019
Good Friday April 19, 2019
Easter Monday April 22, 2019
Sixth non-instructional day May 17, 2019
Victoria Day May 20, 2019
Administrative Day and School Closing June 28, 2019

*Seventh non-instructional day to be chosen by each school
The revised 2018-2019 school year calendar has been posted to the District website.
23-Apr-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Secretary-Treasurer’s report as presented.The Secretary-Treasurer's report was received as presented.
23-Apr-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) agree to give all three readings to Capital Bylaw No. 2018/19-CPSD61-01 Capital Plan 2018/19 at the meeting of April 23, 2018.All three readings were given to Capital Bylaw No. 2018/19-CPSD61-01 Capital Plan 2018/19.
23-Apr-18That Capital Bylaw No. 2018/19-CPSD61-01 Capital Plan 2018/19 be:

Read a first time the 23rd day of April, 2018;
Read a second time the 23rd day of April, 2018;
Read a third time, passed and adopted the 23rd day of April, 2018;
and that the Secretary-Treasurer and the Board Chair be authorized to execute and seal this bylaw on behalf of the Board.
Capital Bylaw No. 2018/19-CPSD61-01 Capital Plan 2018/19 was submitted to the Ministry of Education.
12-Mar-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Superintendent of Schools to write a policy on inclusion and return a draft policy to the Education Policy and Directions Committee at a future meeting.Currently being worked on by the Superintendent and the Policy Sub-Committee.
12-Mar-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) endorse in principle the Bowker Creek Blueprint.The Board of Education agreed to endorse, in principle, the Bowker Creek Blueprint.
12-Mar-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Superintendent to bring back operationalized recommendations for K-5 lunch hour supervision after consultation with our stakeholders.
12-Mar-18That the Board of Education of School District No.61 (Greater Victoria) approve granting a Statutory Right-of-Way to FortisBC Energy Inc. for the purpose of installing and maintaining a gas pipeline on the Oak Bay High School properties legally described as Lot 2, Section 28, Victoria Land District, Plan 2376 except part in Plan 8380, PID 006-524-265, and Lot 3, Section 28, Victoria Land District, Plan 2376 except part in Plan 8380, PID 006-524-273.The Statutory Right-of-Way was approved and granted to FortisBC Energy Inc for Oak Bay High School.
12-Mar-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) agree to give all three readings of the Disposal (Right-of-Way) of Real Property Bylaw No. 18-01 at the March 12, 2018 Board meeting.All three readings were given to Disposal (Right-of-Way) of Real Property Bylaw No. 18-01
12-Mar-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) Disposal (Right-of-Way) of Real Property Bylaw No. 18-01, being a bylaw to grant a Statutory Right-of-Way to FortisBC Energy Inc. on the properties legally described as Lot 2, Section 28, Victoria Land District, Plan 2376 except part in Plan 8380, PID: 006-524-265, and Lot 3, Section 28, Victoria Land District, Plan 2376 except part in Plan 8380, PID 006-524-273 for the purpose of installing and maintaining a gas pipeline, be:

Read a first time the 12th day of March, 2018;
Read a second time the 12th day of March, 2018;
Read a third time, passed and adopted the 12th day of March, 2018;

And that the Chairperson and the Secretary-Treasurer be authorized to sign, seal and execute this Bylaw on behalf of the Board.
Approved Bylaw 18-01 has been forwarded to FortisBC Energy and the Ministry of Education.
12-Mar-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct staff to work with the 2020 Canadian Francophone Games Organizing Committee to find suitable accommodations and event venue options that would help support the games.Facilities personnel is currently working on this motion.
12-Mar-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct staff to return with a detailed facilities use proposal including a financial analysis, including a cost recovery model, for Board review and approval prior to making a final commitment for the use of District facilities in support of the 2020 Canadian Francophone Games in Victoria.Facilities personnel is currently working on this motion.
12-Mar-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Superintendent’s report as presented.The Superintendent's Report was received as presented.
12-Mar-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Secretary-Treasurer’s report as presented.The Secretary-Treasurer's report was received as presented.
12-Mar-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Policy Sub Committee to develop Policy in regard to animals kept as “classroom pets,” and that the Committee take into consideration the BCSPCA’s statements on animals in classrooms and that the Superintendent draft a Regulation to implement the Policy when finalized by the Board.The motion has been forwarded to the Policy Sub-Committee.
12-Mar-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) support in principle working with the North American Indigenous Games 2020 to house participants in our schools and direct the Superintendent to work with the organizers on how students may be housed in our facilities on a cost recovery basis.Administration is currently working with NAIG 2020 organizers on the needs for the group and will bring their findings back to the Board in due course.
26-Feb-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve revised Policy 1250 Trustee School, First Nation, Municipal Liaison.Policy 1250 Trustee School, First Nation, Municipal Liaison, was approved and posted on the District website.
26-Feb-18That the Board of Education of School District No.61 (Greater Victoria) call on the BCSTA to urge the Ministry of Education to embed consent as a key concept in the K-12 curriculum.
26-Feb-18That the Board of Education of School District No.61 (Greater Victoria) call on the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Child and Family Development, the Ministry of Public Safety, and the Ministry of Mental Health, to work together to develop a Gender-based Violence Prevention Strategy for Youth.
26-Feb-18That the Board of Education of School District No.61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Superintendent of Schools to review Regulation 1163 - Consultation.The Superintendent of Schools is currently reviewing Regulation 1163, Consultation.
26-Feb-18That the Board of Education of School District No.61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Superintendent to work with the Policy Sub-Committee to develop a Policy and Regulation on Equity for the Board’s consideration.The issue was forwarded to the policy Sub-Committee for review.
26-Feb-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Superintendent to cost the provision of lunch-hour supervision as presented in the report of the Deputy Superintendent dated February 13, 2018 to be returned to the March 2018 Operations Policy and Planning Committee meeting.
26-Feb-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the posting of the following amended 2018/2019 school year calendar on the School District’s website for a period of one month:

2018/2019 School Year Calendar*

School Opening September 4, 2018
First non-instructional day September 17, 2018
Thanksgiving October 8, 2018
Second non-instructional day October 19, 2018 (Province-wide)
Remembrance Day November 12, 2018
Third non-instructional day November 23, 2018
Schools close for Winter vacation December 21, 2018
Schools re-open after Winter vacation January 7, 2019
Family Day February 18, 2019
Fourth non-instructional day February 22, 2019
Schools close for Spring vacation March 15, 2019
Schools re-open after Spring vacation April 1, 2019
Fifth non-instructional day April 12, 2019
Good Friday April 19, 2019
Easter Monday April 22, 2019
Sixth non-instructional day May 17, 2019
Victoria Day May 20, 2019
Administrative Day and School Closing June 28, 2019

*Seventh non-instructional day to be chosen by each school
The revised calendar has been posted to the District website.
26-Feb-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) agree to give all three readings of the 2017/2018 Amended Annual Budget Bylaw at the meeting of February 26, 2018.The Board agreed to give all three readings of the 2017/2018 Amended Annual Budget Bylaw.
26-Feb-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) Amended Annual Budget Bylaw for fiscal year 2017/2018 in the amount of $240,201,341 be:

Read a first time the 26th day of February, 2018;
Read a second time the 26th day of February, 2018;
Read a third time, passed and adopted the 26th day of February, 2018;

And that the Chairperson and the Secretary Treasurer be authorized to sign, seal and execute this Bylaw on behalf of the Board.
The 2017/2018 Amended Annual Budget Bylaw was approved and submitted.
26-Feb-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve in principle the revised Policy 1421 - Naming School Sites and accept in principle the revised Regulation 1421 - Naming School Sites and send the draft policy and regulation to our stakeholders for comment to be returned to the May 2018 Operations Policy and Planning Committee meeting.The revised Policy and Regulation has been sent to stakeholders for comment and will be discussed at the May 14, 2018 Operations Policy and Planning Committee meeting.
26-Feb-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve in principle Policy 1422 - Recognition of Significant Contributions to the District and accept in principle Regulation 1422 - Recognition of Significant Contributions to the District and send the draft policy and regulation to our stakeholders for comment to be returned to the May 2018 Operations Policy and Planning Committee meeting.The Policy and Regulation has been sent to stakeholders for comment and will be discussed at the May 14, 2018 Operations Policy and Planning Committee Meeting.
26-Feb-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) delete Policy 6112 - School Day.Policy 6112 School Day has been deleted and removed from the District website.
26-Feb-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve revised Policy 7110.1 - Leasing of Closed Schools.The Board approved revised Policy 7110.1 Leasing of Closed Schools and updated the District website.
26-Feb-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Superintendent to bring potential sites associated with the Report of February 14, 2018 relating to Anomura Housing to the next appropriate Board meeting.
26-Feb-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Chair to write a letter to the Minister of Education to express concerns about the potential impact of the health payroll tax and to request that it be fully funded by the Ministry of Education.A letter was sent to the Minister of Education on March 5, 2018 and posted on the District website.
26-Feb-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) rescind the following motion, which was passed by the SD61 Board on May 23, 2017 but never acted upon: That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) request the Chair to write a letter to the Minister of Education, copying other Party leaders, requesting that the Ministry of Education fund CUPE Education Assistants to supervise SD61 K-5 students during student lunch times in classrooms that rely on students to do this supervision.The motion has been rescinded.
26-Feb-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) submit the following motion at the BCSTA 2018 AGM:

THAT the BCSTA investigate the provision of corporate sponsored opportunities for senior staff in B.C. and provide a report to the 2018-19 BCSTA AGM regarding the extent of offerings and develop a model policy for addressing the issue.
The motion was submitted to the BCSTA for the 2018 AGM.
26-Feb-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) write to the Premier and Minister of Education requesting that the BC Transit Act be amended to include the appointment of a trustee of one of the School Districts falling within the Capital Regional District as a member of the regional transit commission for the greater Victoria metropolitan area.A letter was sent to the Premier and Minister of Education and posted on the District website.
26-Feb-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Superintendent’s report as presented.The Superintendent's Report was received as presented.
26-Feb-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Secretary-Treasurer’s report as presented.The Secretary-Treasurer's Report was received as presented.
26-Feb-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the expenditure of up to $250,000 from local capital for the construction of a learning studio at Oaklands Elementary School.The Board approved the expenditure of $250,000 from local capital for the construction of a learning studio at Oaklands Elementary School.
26-Feb-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the expenditure of up to $250,000 from local capital for the construction of a learning studio at Quadra Elementary School.The Board approved the expenditure of $250,000 from local capital for the construction of a learning studio at Quadra Elementary School.
29-Jan-18That the motion “That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) instruct the Superintendent to reach out to SD61 administration staff working in the municipality of Saanich to sit on the “Saanich Parks and Trails Committee” and the “Saanich Arts Culture and Heritage Committee” and to encourage SD61 student engagement in local municipal governance” be postponed to the February 26, 2018 Board of Education meeting.The motion will be moved to the February 26, 2018 Board of Education meeting agenda.
29-Jan-18That the Board of Education of School District No.61 (Greater Victoria) approve the Board Authority Authorized course: History Through Sport 12.Board Authority Course: History Through Sport 12 was approved and the Ministry of Education advised.
29-Jan-18That the Board of Education of School District No.61 (Greater Victoria) approve the Advocacy Ad Hoc Committee Terms of Reference as amended.The amended Terms of Reference for the Advocacy Ad Hoc Committee were approved and posted on the District website.
29-Jan-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Superintendent to conduct an internal needs assessment of SD61 facilities accessibility infrastructure including ramps, lifts, automatic doors, elevators, wheelchair accessible washrooms, etc. with the intent of developing an Accessibility Strategy for District facilities.Facilities Services is currently conducting an internal needs assessment.
29-Jan-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Public Engagement Ad Hoc Committee to review the partner group budget consultation process.This has been forwarded to the Public Engagement Ad Hoc Committee to review.
29-Jan-18That the Board of Education of School District No.61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Chair to write to the Minister of Education and copy BCSTA to request a printable copy of the funding formula review survey and in the future all surveys be sent to the entire Boards of Education.A letter was sent to the Minister of Education on February 14, 2018 and posted on the District website.
29-Jan-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve Policy 1240 School Volunteers as reviewed without revisions and receive Regulation 1240 Volunteers in the Schools as revised.Policy and Regulation 1240 School Volunteers, was approved and the District website updated.
29-Jan-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve Policy 2211 Selection, Appointment, Assignment, Evaluation, Transfer and Duties of Principals and Policy 2213 Selection, Appointment, Assignment, Evaluation, Transfer and Duties of Vice-Principals as reviewed without revisions and receive Regulation 2211 Selection, Transfer, Assignment, Evaluation and Professional Learning of Principals and Regulation 2213 Selection, Transfer, Assignment, Evaluation and Professional Learning of Vice-Principals as revised.Policy 2211 and 2213 and Regulation 2211 and 2213 were approved and the District website updated.
29-Jan-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Superintendent’s report as presented.The Superintendent's Report was received as presented.
29-Jan-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Secretary-Treasurer’s report as presented.The Secretary-Treasurer's Report was received as presented.
29-Jan-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the expenditure of up to $350,000, from local capital, on the construction of permanent classroom space at Northridge Elementary School.The approved the expenditure of $350,000 from local capital for the permanent classroom at Northridge Elementary School.
29-Jan-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) agree to give all three readings to Capital Bylaw No. 2017/18-CPSD61-02 Capital Plan 2017/18 at the meeting of January 29, 2018.All three readings were given to Capital Bylaw No. 2017/18-CPSD61-02 Capital Plan 2017/18.
29-Jan-18That Capital Bylaw No. 2017/18-CPSD61-02 Capital Plan 2017/18 be:

Read a first time the 29th day of January, 2018;
Read a second time the 29th day of January, 2018;
Read a third time, passed and adopted the 29th day of January, 2018;
and that the Secretary-Treasurer and the Board Chair be authorized to execute and seal this bylaw on behalf of the Board.
Capital Bylaw No. 2017/18-CPSD61-02 Capital Plan 2017/18 was submitted to the Ministry of Education.
29-Jan-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Chair to write a letter to the Ministry of Education requesting a Classroom Enhancement Fund Capital application process for the 2018-2019 school year.A letter was sent to the Ministry of Education on January 31, 2018 and posted on the District website.
29-Jan-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) request that the BCSTA call on the Provincial Ministry of Education to develop standards for practice for education assistants in B.C., in consultation with CUPE B.C.A motion was submitted to the 2018 BCSTA AGM.
29-Jan-18That the motion “That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Chair to write a letter to the Minister of Education urging development of a strategy for ending public funding of all private schools by September 2021” be referred to the Advocacy Ad Hoc Committee.The motion was referred to the Advocacy Ad Hoc Committee.
29-Jan-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) submit the extra-ordinary resolution “Removal of Honourary President” as presented, to the BCSTA AGM: That the BCSTA amend Bylaw 2 (a) as follows: Strike from 2. Officers (a) i “The Minister of Education who shall be the Honourary President of the Association”, and the following reference to the Honourary President.A submission was sent to the BCSTA for the 2018 AGM.
29-Jan-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Chair and Superintendent to develop an evaluation process to assess Board and Trustee performance with the objective of driving improvement.
29-Jan-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) submit the following motion to the BCSTA AGM “be it resolved that the BCSTA urge the Ministry of Education to work with the Ministry of Children and Families and individual Districts to expedite the process for access to capital dollars for childcare spaces for Districts who wish to house childcare programming or childcare providers on their lands.”A submission was sent to the BCSTA for the 2018 AGM.
18-Dec-18That the Board of Education of School District No.61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Superintendent to draft a dress code Policy and Regulation and bring it back to the One Learning Community Ad Hoc Committee and all stakeholders.The Superintendent is currently working on a draft dress code policy and will share it with One Learning Community Ad Hoc Committee and stakeholders in due course.
18-Dec-18That the Board of Education of School District No.61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Policy Sub-committee to review and revise as necessary Policy and Regulation 1421 - Naming School Sites and provide recommendations to the Education Policy and Directions Committee on potential changes and that the Board place a moratorium on the naming of schools until the review has occurred.This request has been forwarded to the Policy Sub-Committee to review Policy and Regulation 1421 Naming of School Sites.
18-Dec-18That the Board of Education of School District No.61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Superintendent of Schools to create a policy on how the Board, under District Presentations on a Regular Board meeting agenda, recognizes individuals who make significant contributions to the District.The Superintendent has forwarded this request to the Policy Sub-Committee for review.
18-Dec-18That the Board of Education of School District No.61 (Greater Victoria) accept the revised Regulation 8230 Trustee Remuneration and Expenses for information.Revised Regulation 8230 Trustee Remuneration and Expenses was accepted and updated on the District website.
18-Dec-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve revised Policy 5118.2 Student Enrollment and Transfers and accept Regulation 5118.2 Student Enrollment and Transfers for information.Revised Policy and Regulation 5118.2 Student Enrollment and Transfers was accepted and updated on the District website.
18-Dec-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve revised Policy 6114 Maintenance of Order and accept Regulation 6114 Maintenance of Order for information.Revised Policy and Regulation 6114 Maintenance of Order was accepted and updated on the District website.
18-Dec-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve revised Policy 3110 Presentation of New Educational Programs and accept Regulation 3110 Presentation of New Educational Programs for information.Revised Policy and Regulation 3110 Presentation of New Education Programs was accepted and updated on the District website.
18-Dec-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Superintendent to ensure that, effective January 2018, all Ad Hoc Committees of the Board are listed on the District website along with the committee’s Chair, the Chair’s contact information, future meeting dates of Ad Hoc Committees open to the public, meeting reports and the Terms of Reference. All Ad Hoc Committees are listed on the District website along with Committee Chairs and their contact information.
18-Dec-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) dissolve Policy 1325 Partnership and Attachment Ad Hoc Committee.Policy 1325 Partnership and Attachment Ad Hoc Committee has been dissolved.
18-Dec-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Superintendent’s report as presented.The Superintendent's Report was received as presented.
18-Dec-18That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Secretary-Treasurer’s report as presented.The Secretary-Treasurer's report was received as presented.
Nov. 27, 2017That the election ballots be destroyed.The Ballots were destroyed.
Nov. 27, 2017That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the following recommended motion:

1. That the Superintendent and Associate Superintendent, Deb Whitten, work with elementary principals and their staff to identify schools interested in implementing a “Whole School Inclusive Service Delivery” model for the 2018-19 school year;
2. That the Superintendent and Associate Superintendent, Deb Whitten, work with the Inclusive Learning Team and the Ministry of Education to provide profile funding to schools for students with an “H” Ministry designation;
3. That the Superintendent and Associate Superintendent, Deb Whitten continue to meet the itinerant staff, school-based and elementary principals, to discuss other supports, including the Base+ model.
Administrative staff is currently meeting with the Inclusive Learning Team, Elementary Principals and Elementary Counsellors to discuss the 3 models.
Nov. 27, 2017That the Board of Education of School District No.61 (Greater Victoria) support in principle reinvigorating the Greater Victoria Foundation for Learning and direct the Superintendent to bring back a revised constitution and bylaws as applicable for consideration.Administrative staff is currently drafting revised constitution and bylaws for referral to a future Operations Policy and Planning Committee meeting.
Nov. 27, 2017That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve naming the library at Tillicum Community School “The Lori Burley Learning Commons”.Approval was given to name the library at Tillicum Community School "The Lori Burley Learning Commons."
Nov. 27, 2017That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve Policy 3170 Board Reserves and accept Regulation 3170 Board Reserves for information.Policy and Regulation 170, Board Reserves, was approved and added to the District website.
Nov. 27, 2017That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the Audit Committee Terms of Reference.The Audit Committee Terms of Reference were approved and posted to the District website.
Nov. 27, 2017That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) agree to give all three readings to Bylaw 9210, The Development of Policy at the meeting of November 27, 2017.All three readings were given to Bylaw 9210, The Development of Policy.
Nov. 27, 2017That Bylaw 9210, The Development of Policy be:

Read a first time this 27th day of November, 2017;
Read a second time this 27th day of November, 2017:
Read a third time, passed and adopted this 27th day of November, 2017.
Revised Bylaw 9210, The Development of Policy, has been posted to the District website.
Nov. 27, 2017That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) dissolve the Needs Budget Ad Hoc Committee.The Needs Budget Ad Hoc Committee has been dissolved.
Nov. 27, 2017That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) establish an Advocacy Ad Hoc Committee to develop effective advocacy action plans in partnership with our stakeholders.An Advocacy Ad Hoc Committee will be established in the near future with meetings beginning in 2018.
Nov. 27, 2017That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Superintendent’s report as presented.The Superintendent's Report was received as presented.
Nov. 27, 2017That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Superintendent to establish a process for reviewing the provision of language instruction in the Greater Victoria School District.The Superintendent will bring the process to the January 22, 2018 Operations Policy and Planning Committee meeting.
Nov. 27, 2017That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Secretary-Treasurer’s report as presented.The Secretary-Treasurer's report was received as presented.
Oct. 23, 2017That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Superintendent’s report as presented.The Superintendent's Report was received as presented.
Oct. 23, 2017That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Secretary-Treasurer’s report as presented.The Secretary-Treasurer's Report was received as presented.
Oct. 23, 2017That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the revised Facilities Plan Ad Hoc Committee Terms of Reference.The Facilities Plan Ad Hoc Committee Terms of Reference have been revised and posted on the District website.
Oct. 23, 2017That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) publish a letter, as per the BCSTA message of support to Boards of Education, for SOGI policies and initiatives in fostering safer and more inclusive communities for all British Columbians.The media release was issued on November 14, 2017 and posted on the District website.
Sept. 25, 2017That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Chair to write a letter in response to the July 5, 2017 letter received from MLA, Mitzi Dean.A letter was sent to MLA, Mitzi Dean on Oct 2, 2017.
Sept. 25, 2017That the motion “That the Board of Education of School District No.61 (Greater Victoria) direct that the School Code of Conduct will not include any other statements regarding expectations of dress, save for the following:

Our school is committed to creating a learning community that values diversity and is free of all forms of discrimination. In line with the BC Human Rights Code which prohibits discrimination on the basis of an individual’s race, colour, ancestry, place of origin, religion, marital status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and age, (insert school name) promotes a climate of understanding and mutual respect where all are equal in dignity and rights. Actions through verbal and non-verbal communication (including clothing) must demonstrate support for the BC Human Rights Code” be referred back to the One Learning Community Ad Hoc Committee for further discussion and input from Stakeholder groups.
The motion was referred back to the One Learning Community Ad Hoc Committee for further discussion and input.
Sept. 25, 2017That the Board of Education of School District No.61 (Greater Victoria) establish a French Advisory Ad Hoc Committee to meet at least annually or as required.The French Advisory Ad Hoc Committee will meet on an annual basis or as required.
Sept. 25, 2017That the Board of Education of School District No.61 (Greater Victoria) request that the Superintendent provide a report and recommendation on elementary counselling supports for elementary children and their families for the November 2017 Education Policy and Directions meeting.The Superintendent will report back to the November 6, 2017 Education Policy and Directions Committee Meeting.
Sept. 25, 2017That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve recommended motions i), ii) and v) from the September 18, 2017 Operations Policy and Planning Committee meeting.The motions were approved.
Sept. 25,2017That the Board of Education of School District No.61 (Greater Victoria) increase trustee remuneration by $1,500 effective January 1, 2019 to offset the impact of the Federal income tax change.Trustee remuneration will increase on Jan. 1, 2019 by $1,500.
Sept. 25, 2017That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) accept expense reimbursement claims as of July 2018 for trustee expenses associated with carrying out their duties.Trustee reimbursement claims will be accepted as of July 2018 for all expenses associated with carrying out their duties.
Sept. 25, 2017That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve that trustees shall submit professional development requests and that professional development expenses shall be treated independently of trustee business expenses.Trustees will now submit requests for their Professional Development and the expenses will be treated independently of their business expenses.
Sept. 25, 2017That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Superintendent to amend Regulation 8230 - Trustee Remuneration and Expenses for changes to the expense reimbursement and professional development procedures, and to reflect that trustee remuneration be adjusted on an annual basis to reflect the inflation rate as per Statistic Canada’s Consumer Price Index and that trustee remuneration be amended as of January 2018 to reflect the inflationary increases that have occurred since the beginning of the current Board’s term.Regulation 8230 - Trustee Remuneration and Expenses has been amended and posted on the District website.
Sept. 25, 2017That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) strike an ad hoc committee of administration and trustees to discuss the processes, procedures and practices regarding the reimbursement of business expenses and professional development for trustees and report back to the October 2017 Operations Policy and Planning Committee.An Ad Hoc Committee has been struck and the first meeting has been set for October.
Sept. 25, 2017That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) support in principle the upgrading of the upper Esquimalt High School field and direct the Superintendent to have discussions with community partners regarding the capital requirements of the project.Superintendent Langstraat will begin discussions with community partners with regards to upgrading the upper Esquimalt High School field.
Sept. 25, 2017That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Superintendent’s report as presented.The Superintendent's Report was received as presented.
Sept. 25, 2017That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) assign trustees to act as municipal liaisons and that administration assist in the drafting of guidelines for such assignments.Guidelines are currently being established and then assignments will be made.
Sept. 25, 2017That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) receive the Secretary-Treasurer’s report as presented.The Secretary-Treasurer's report was received as presented.
Sept. 25, 2017That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the internally restricted surplus appropriation of $19,769,564 as shown on Schedule 2 of the Financial Statements , being held for school level funds $5,379,427 (Note A), unspent project budgets $3,729,737 (Note B), purchase order commitments $1,385,806 (Note C), and the previously approved budgeted surplus of $5,500,000 (Note D).The internally restricted surplus appropriation was approved.
Sept. 25, 2017That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve $2,304,887 of the June 30, 2017 unrestricted operating surplus of $3,774,594 (Note E) to be carried forward and applied towards the 2018/2019 projected deficit of $3,700,000 ($1,395,113 carry forward approved in April 2017 (Note D).$2,304,887 will be applied to the 2018/2019 projected deficit.
Sept. 25, 2017That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve $500,000 of the June 30, 2017 unrestricted operating surplus of $3,774,594 (Note E) to provide supports for children and families in elementary schools.$500,000 will be put towards supporting children and families in elementary schools.
Sept. 25, 2017That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve $400,000 of the June 30, 2017 unrestricted operating surplus of $3,774,594 (Note E) for facility environmental upgrades.$400,000 will be put towards facility environmental upgrades.
Sept. 25, 2017That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve $199,300 of the June 30, 2017 unrestricted operating surplus of $3,774,594 (Note E) to hire two technology support teachers, for one year, who will provide teacher support in the use of technology to enhance student learning within the revised curriculum.$199,300 will be put towards hiring two technology support teachers.
Sept. 25, 2017That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve $270,407 of the June 30, 2017 unrestricted operating surplus of $3,774,594 (Note E) to provide learning resources to support the new curriculum.$270,407 will be put towards providing learning resources to support the new curriculum.
Sept. 25, 2017That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve $100,000 of the June 30, 2017 unrestricted operating surplus of $3,774,594 (Note E) to provide district-wide library support.$100,000 will be put towards district wide library support.
Sept. 25, 2017That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the transfer of $211,782 to local capital for the student device replacement reserve.$211,782 has been transferred from local capital to support the student device replacement reserve.
Sept. 25, 2017That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the audited financial statements of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) for the year ended June 30, 2017; and that the Board Chair, the Superintendent and the Secretary-Treasurer be authorized to execute these statements, where applicable, on behalf of the Board.The approved audited financial statements were executed and submitted to the Ministry of Education.
Sept. 25, 2017That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) approve the schedules as required by the Financial Information Act for the period July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017.The schedules have been submitted to the Ministry of Education and posted to the District website.

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